Hello lovelies! What are your guys thoughts on mainstream polishes? I’ll be honest, I usually lean towards buying and wearing mostly indies. But, I was recently sent a bunch of polishes from Sally Hansen’s Insta-Dri line and I thought it would be fun to do a whole series showing them off. Today, I’m featuring a beauty called Champagne Supernova, so let’s get to the polish!

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Here is what I used:

Now, there really wasn’t any information in the box regarding what I was sent. So, I’m not sure if theses are new colors or re-releases but it does look to me like they updated the packaging on their Insta-Dri polishes. Which it looks really nice! Kudos Sally Hansen! They market these polishes as being “One Stroke & One Coat” polishes that take only a minute to dry, but unfortunately that was not the experience that I had with this one. It was very opaque and applied evenly, but I still needed two coats for full coverage and it definitely took longer than sixty seconds to dry. The color is really lovely though and will make a great base for nail art! It worked well for this Irene Demetri inspired look!

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  1. Starting by applying two coats of Champagne Supernova.
  2. Once that’s dry, paint on the pattern with acrylic paint and a detail brush. I started with the background shapes and then added on the black dashes.
  3. Add on some smaller, black dots with the dotting tool.
  4. Clean up.
  5. Finish with a coat of Glitter Glaze.

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So, what do you guys think of this little series? I don’t share a lot of mainstream focused nail art on the blog, so I thought it’d be fun to focus on it a little bit. Plus, I’m super happy with how this look turned out haha! But, I do have one question. Would you guys be interested in seeing swatches along with the nail art? I painted these nails without really thinking the post layout through, but I would be willing to do swatches for future ones! Let me know your opinion and what you think of this design down below!

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Thank you guys so, so much for reading! I’ll see you later this week for some more fun!

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press samples // some products in this post were previously provided in exchange for an honest review

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